The Starion Energy Blog

Category: pollution

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

Earth Day, which brings awareness encourages support for environmental causes, was recognized and celebrated for the first time in 1970. There were many different events that took place in the preceding years that led to the formation of this special annual event. There was the publication of the 1962 bestselling environmental conservation book Silent Spring, that brought attention to the health hazards of pesticides and other chemicals. And then there were two separate 1969 maritime events, both environmental disasters. One was an offshore drilling oil spill that was only 6 miles away from the coast of Santa Barbara and the second was the catching fire of Cleveland’s polluted and oil slicked Cuyahoga River.

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Tips for Reducing Energy Costs

With the hot summer sun beating down, many homeowners are hiding away inside their cool air-conditioned home. But with the air conditioning blasting, electronics being used more often, and loads of wash increasing with the kids being home, energy bills can skyrocket during the summer months. So how can homeowners save money on their energy bills and still survive the heat? Well, let's take a look at a few tips on how to reduce energy use this summer.

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